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Repair & Restoration Services for Windows and Doors 

If the charming old doors and windows of your property are rotten, draughty, or hard to operate, our repairs and restoration service is just the thing for you!


Our expert joiners can carry out repairs and restorations on any type of timber windows and doors, as well as mezzanines and balconies. Decades of experience have given us the knowledge to tackle diverse types of projects with outstanding success and make us the UK’s leading period joinery specialists.

If your charming old windows or doors look ready for the scrapyard, think again!

Rotten, draughty, unsightly windows or doors? Our restoration service is tailored for you.

 

London Joinery Services explains the process of repair

 

Sash Window Repair London

Original wooden sliding sash windows provide properties with unmatched period charm and character. But they often come with the downside of draughts, rattling, rot, rain ingress, and heat loss. 


The good news is that the replacement of old sash windows is, in many cases, completely unnecessary. With the right knowledge and tools, most damage and decay can be repaired, giving your sash windows a new life with improved performance.


London Joinery Services deploys experienced joiners for sash window repair and refurbishment across London. Our service focuses firstly on window repair and secondly on upgrading their performance. 

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The Repair and Restoration Process

Our door and window repair services are of excellent quality and value, but we will only recommend them to you if we believe they represent a good long-term investment. If your timber door or windows are beyond repair, we will transparently recommend partial or full replacement as needed. 


Also known as sliding sash or vertical sliders, traditional sash windows rely on a weighted system that allows the heavy sashes to lift and fall with ease. In order for the sashes to move in the box and operate smoothly, there is a 3mm gap between the sash and the frame which is often the cause of draughts, rattles, dust and rain ingress, and heat loss. Additionally, use over time and timber decay can also exacerbate these problems.  


If our expert joiners believe that your sash windows can be repaired, they will do so by using the following process: 

 

  1. Windows are carefully removed from the window frame.

  2. If necessary, the glass is removed so old putty can be scraped away.

  3. Any decaying timber in the units, frame, or sill is routed out to expose the ‘sound’ timber.

  4. Joints are cleaned and any rotten wood is routed out.

  5. Occasionally, new timber is spliced in or replaced where the existing timber is beyond repair.

  6. Cavities are filled with our unique epoxy resin, which is molded to match the existing profile of the timber.

  7. The sash and frame are sanded and primed.

  8. The windows are upgraded by fitting a Brush Parting Bead and a draught-proof Sealing System.

  9. Windows are finished and painted with Dulux Weathershield Exterior paint.

  10. Old sash cords or chain and pulleys are replaced, new hardware is fitted, and the sashes are correctly balanced to ensure smooth operation of the windows.

What are the Benefits of Sash Window Refurbishment?

Traditional timber sash windows are an essential feature of period buildings. Restoring them not only adds aesthetic appeal, but also adds value to your property. 


Our team provides expert sash window refurbishment in London, to help overcome the downfall of old sash windows and maintain the charm and value that these bring to your property. Some of the benefits you’ll notice after  refurbishment include:

  • No more draughts

  • No more rattling

  • Reduced external noise levels

  • Improved insulation and thermal efficiency

  • Reduced dirt and dust ingress

  • Smoothly operating, correctly hung windows

  • Extended window life

  • Enhanced aesthetic value

  • Improved security

  • Added value to your property

Get in touch today to learn more about our services and get a quote!

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Our door and window repair services are excellent quality and value, but we will only recommend them to you if we believe they represent a good long-term investment. If your timber windows or doors are beyond repair we will always recommend partial or full replacement.

What Are The Costs Of Window Sash Repairs?

Below you will find an estimate of the two most common services we provide. However, each project is unique. As such, prices will vary based on the extent of the damage and the amount of work needed to refurbish your sash windows to their best working condition. 


For an accurate quote, please get in touch today and we will be happy to assist.

Reconditioning and New Draught Seals

Including stripping, priming, and painting, the costs for reconditioning and fitting new drauch seals is approximately £400-£600 per window. This includes the frame and architrave. 

 

Double-glazed Sash Replacements Only

To fit into existing frames, the cost is approximately £500 per sash.

No Obligation Survey and Quotation

For an accurate estimate, London Joinery Services offers a free, no-obligation survey and quotation.  After visiting the property and assessing the windows, we will talk you through our service and the best options available to you. Our quotation gives you a full price breakdown, window by window.

WE DO ANTIQUE FURNITURE RESTORATION 

GET IN TOUCH WITH US BY EMAIL OR CALL US ON 0800 130 3003

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